mandated

adjective

man·​dat·​ed ˈman-ˌdā-təd How to pronounce mandated (audio)
: officially required : mandatory
a mandated change in policy
… the Supreme Court's landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education to end mandated racial segregation in public schools. William L. Taylor

Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mandated was in 1944

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Cite this Entry

“Mandated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mandated. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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